May 1, 2020

Insurance won’t cover landlords who cut rent for tenants left jobless in coronavirus pandemic

Michael Burrell is losing more than $1,000 a month in rent after agreeing to give his struggling tenants a break during the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: [ […]
December 19, 2019

CHUiSaver rebrands as Flex Insurance

Strata insurance specialist CHU Underwriting Agencies has rebranded its CHUiSaver digital business as Flex Insurance. Started three years ago, the business has been revamped with the […]
December 18, 2019

Premiums to keep rising, claims costs increasing: KPMG

Premium rates are set to continue rising as insurers also battle rising claims costs, KPMG says in its annual review of the industry. Gross written premium […]
December 16, 2019

Above-normal fire threat remains, new report says

The eastern region stretching from north Queensland through to NSW and Victoria faces above-normal fire risk this summer, the Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre […]
September 12, 2019

New CHU State Manager for QLD/NT

Further to my recent announcement of Joe Coppolecchias’ retirement I would like to provide an update on his replacement.  Ani Kakulapati will be the next CHU […]
April 30, 2019

New security provider for Longitude

We are pleased to announce Chubb Insurance and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions have entered into an agreement to provide underwriting security for Longitude Insurance. As a […]
March 27, 2019

Is climate change causing slow-motion cyclones?

Global warming is changing our weather in so many ways – but one of the most concerning is its impact on cyclones. On the plus side, […]
February 25, 2019

ICA releases claims update for Townsville catastrophe

The catastrophic floods that swept across Townsville has resulted in 21, 515 claims, with the estimated insurance losses of $887 million, according to the Insurance Council […]
February 23, 2019

Big property players pushing to reduce flammable cladding risk

Flammable cladding poses a large hazard to Australia’s big listed property funds and builders but the sector was “reasonably advanced” in reviewing and minimising that risk, […]
January 9, 2019

Cyclone risk assessment program to start in April

James Cook University (JCU) has revealed details of a new engineering inspection program that could push down the cost of insurance for apartments, units and other […]

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